News In Depth
D-Day - In Depth report on major news stories and key issues.
Each report contains a combination of news, background information and expert
D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery was opened in 1984 to commemorate the 40th
Anniversary of D-Day. Its centrepiece is the magnificent Overlord
Embroidery commissioned by Lord Dulverton of Batsford (1915-92)
as a tribute to the sacrifice and heroism of those men and women
who took part in Operation Overlord. The Museum was extended
in 1994 for D-Day 50. The Dulverton Wing is a multi-purpose space
which is used amongst other things for lectures, exhibitions
and work with schools.
National D-Day Memorial Foundation is
a nonprofit, educational foundation operating under the provisions of Section
501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. It built, operates, and maintains the
National D-Day Memorial. The Memorial, as noted elsewhere in these pages, exists
to honor the valor, fidelity, and sacrifice of the Allied Forces on D-Day, 6
June 1944. The Foundation's educational programming emphasizes the lessons and
legacy of D-Day. From its dedication on June 6, 2001 to June 6, 2003, the Memorial
hosted over half-a-million visitors.
Normandy 1944 - Encyclopædia
Britannica: NORMANDY: 1944 tells the remarkable story of D-Day and the Allied
invasion of Normandy. Through articles, photographs, films, personal histories,
radio broadcasts, and maps, you can learn about this historic event through
the eyes of soldiers, journalists, photographers, and historians.